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. among the many issues the two will have to work through, iran's nuclear program, and syria's raging war. president obama said the difficult history between the united states and iran cannot be overcome overnight, because the suspicion runs too deep. >> i do believe if we can resolve the issue of iran's nuclear program, that can serve as a major step down a longong d towards a different relationship, one based on mutual interests and mutual respect. >> translator: the islamic republican of iran insisting on its rights and imperative international respect in this exercise is prepared to engage immediately in talks to build mutual confidence and removal of mutual respect. >> we respect the right of iran to access peaceful nuclear energy. instead we insist that the iranian government meet its responsibilities under the treaty and un security council resolutions. meanwhile the supreme leader has issued a fatwah against nuclear weapons. >> translator: nuclear weapon and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in iran's security and defense doctrine and contradict off ethical convictio
kerry is set to meet with iran's foreign minister. they'll have to work through iran's nuclear program and syr syria's rages war. president obama said the difficult history between the united states and iran cannot be overcome overnight because suspicion runs too deep. >> i do believe if we can resolve the issue of iran's nuclear program that can serve as a major step down towards a long road of mutual respect. >> iran insisting on the implementation of its right and imperative of international respect and cooperation in this exercise is compared to engage immediately in time bound and result-oriented talks in the removal of mutual unseasonties with full transparency. >> we respect the iran people to access nuclear energy. we insist that they follow their responsibility under the u.n. security council resolutions. meanwhile, the supreme leader has issued a development of nuclear weapons and president rouhani reiterated that the republic of iran will never develop a nuclear weapon. >> nuclear weapons and over weapons of mass destruction contradict our religious tenants. >> this should o
on the priority targets of china, russia, iran, cuba and israel. >> i don't think that would surprise anybody.
detente between the u.s. and iran? washington is playing down the chances of a handshake between barack obama and his new counterpart. has tehran turned over a new leaf? will syria into the uranian nuclear standoff -- the nuclear standoff? the hour begins in the newsroom. >> these are the headlines. failing to ci two i, russia disagrees with france that a u.n. report fails to prove syria used chemical weapons last month. a gunman who killed 12 people in washington navy yard on monday as identified as a navy contractor. stage one complete, after a 19 hour operation, the wreck of the costa concordia is turned up right. first, a day after a u.n. report confirmed that chemical weapons were used in damascus last month, a visit by french foreign minister to moscow has highlighted sharp divisions over who used them. rents, which pushed -- which pushed for military action, france said it was the syrian regime and wants russian support for a stronger yuan resolution. moscow says it is likely the rebels are to blame. >> despite the smiles for his russian opposite number, on tuesday he failed to m
by action. he was talking about iran. on syria, he said there must be a tough resolution. let me turn to our international affairs editor. you were following the speech by french president francois hollande. it came just a few hours after his american counterpart's speech. it was quite similar in town. very close to obama on syria and iran. >> very close to obama on syria and iran, but at the very tail end of the speech he has pulled out what seems to be a major surprise here. he said the united nations must be able to act, and in order for it to do so he calls for some sort of an agreement that is quite vague so that there is a collective renunciation of the right to veto, such as in cases like syria. this came at the very end. i have never heard anything like this before, and actually we get more details and clarifications as the hours go by. that is what he said. i do not know, he did not go into how this would work out, but it is a major change, certainly, from french policy, in the sense that france has always guarded its ego power very carefully -- veto power in the security council ve
. sanctions are really hurting iran, and the united states would like iran's help in solving a wrath of problems that iran can help with. right now we have the president of the muslim republic preside t hassan rouhani. no one knows what will be stayed but we assume it will be close to what he wrote in the op-ed in the "washington post." watch out for any references to israel. last year past president ahmadinejad came up with quite vicious language towards israel. will president rouhani do the same and damage any future relationships with the united states is one of the key questions we're all waiting to find out. as we go to the speech now from the general assembly >>> professor what are you expecting to hear from this speech. first of all you are already on the record saying the president obama made a speech you really enjoyed. there we see iran's president rouhani about to be introduced. what are you expecting from his remarks? >> remember, this is his inaugural speech to the international body. and he has signaled in every way that he is going to change the tone of the iranian pre
believe that if we can resolve the issue of iran's nuclear program that can serve as a major step down a long road down a different relationship. one based on mutual interests, and mutual respect. since i took office i made it clear in letters to the supreme leader in iran and more recently to president rouhani, our concerns over iran's nuclear program although we're determined to prevent iran from develodeveloping a nuclear weap. >> we're joined live from the u.n. john, a major day for the u.s. and iran. the two countries in dialogues more than the past two decades. >> reporter: you got it. john kerry and secretary of state o with the iran foreign minister. you can see how significant this is. i think th it dominated the speh by president obama today. i think his speech was written and rewritten multiple times particularly since friday when the op-ed appeared in the "washington post" newspaper. the president as you heard in that clip there was essentially saying that he was encouraged by what he has seen of president rouhani so far. he said if you can sort out this nuclear issue, what
is within. >> words of optimism to pursue peace between the u.s. and iran. there was no symbolic land shake to seal the deal. >>> getting serious about syria. the un security council taking up efforts to investigate chemical weapon. >>> and kenyan beginning the mourning now that the shopping mall siege is over, but the death toll could continue to rise. ♪ >>> the countdown to a government shutdown is underway. congress now just has five days to reach agreement on legislation. this just to keep the doors of the government open for business, but the story this morning is this man, republican senator ted cruz. you are looking live at pictures of cruz on the floor of the senate. he is on a marathon crusade against the affordable care act, better known as obamacare. he has been speaking at 2:40 eastern time on tuesday. he said he will keep speaking until he can no longer stand. >> the members of this senate listen to the people and we step forward and avert this train wreck, we step forward and avert this nightmare. >> at one point he even read from dr. seuss. >> when we defund obamacare, we'r
diplomacy over iran's nuclear program. he won a major election victory four months ago in june. succeeding the former iranian president. some international observers are dare to believe that despite 35 years, the new president can usher in a era of talks between the u.s. and iran. at the un he said that iran was willing to, quote, engage immediately in time-bound and result-oriented talks to build mutual confidence, end quote. on iran's nuclear program. the new president noted that io januaries had voted for, quote, a discourse of hope, both home and abroad, unquote. they did so in june. when he was elected. iran says the president would be willing to cooperate on a range of foreign policy issues including syria. question, was new ground broken this week between the united states and iran? >> yeah, it certainly was. we have in this fellow tough, intelligent, grainy and diplomat, a hardliner, someone who has been given the franchise to negotiate with the morning, to get rid of the sanctions on iran because they are hurting badly. and i believe that this fellow is basically commi
washington, i'm katty kay. obama's language signaling and opening to meet with the president of iran. it can serve as a major step down a long road. >> kenya says the shopping mall siege is over. the president announces three days of mourning for the victims of the terrorist attack. and could the fuel of the future be found in our trash cans? norway is meeting -- leading the way in making sure nothing goes to waste. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. in a speech at the united nations this evening, iranian president rouhani says his country's nuclear program is for peaceful purposes and not for weapons. he says he hopes the dialogue with the united states rather than conflict. here's is a portion of what he had to say. openly that notwithstanding the position of others, this has been and will theys be the objective of islamic republic of iran, nuclear weapons and weapons of placeistraction have no in our doctrine and contradict our fundamental religious and ethical convictions. our national interests make it we remove anyt and all concerns about a ran
his agenda, dealing with the crisis in syria, and thawed diplomatic relations with iran. iran's president is going to be making his first address to the assembly today. he has been taking a much different approach to his predecessor, appearing to want to work with the west and saying iran will not be seeking nuclear weapons. on wednesday, jay cutler is expected to update the talks between israel and palestine and thursday will attended the meeting concerning iran's nuclear program. we have all the details of the week ahead. >> it's already shaping up to be the newsiest u.n. general assembly in years. president obama's motorcade arrived in town amitt rumors of the first high level meeting between the united states and iran for decades. the meeting on the sidelines of the general assembly welcomed by the european union's foreign policy chief. >> when i saw today was energy and determination to try and move forward in our talks. many things flow from that, but this is the first meeting in order to establish how we would work together. >> this is the deal. the permanent five membe
spoke with afternoon with hassan rouhani, the president of iran. mark landler, the white house correspondent for the "new york times," has the details. >> the iranians sent word to the white house that president rouhani would welcome a telephone call, and so today at about 2:30 in the afternoon, president obama, the white house, they placed this call. he is in his car on his way to j.f.k. for his flight home to tehran. and he answers and the two men speak for 15 minutes. they speak largely about the iranian nuclear program, but a few other issues. and at the end, president rouhani signs off with an english version of "have a nice day," and president obama says good-bye in farsi, and we have history made. >> rose: we continue this evening with the foreign minister of france laurent fabius who is in new york for the u.s. general assembly. >> as far as iran is concerned, the words are good and they are new, and it's important. but what matters at the end of the day is actions, deeds. and, therefore, all of the tasks will be to assure that the irany people do implement what they ar
good evening, everybody. welcome to al jazeera. the america first resolve our concerns over iran's nuclear program peacefully. >> president obama takes the stage and says america wants peace, but won't permit iran to have nuclear weapons. >> slammic republic of iran invites you and the entire world community to take a step forward an invitation to join the vague. world against violence and extremism. >> iran's president responds and says he is open to talks with the u.s., but the two leaders did not meet. >> why are people not able to get jobs in because obama-care is killing jobs. >> and a texas senator takes the stand and tries to cut funding for obama-care. >> the united states and iran could be on the brink of a diplomatic break through. we heard strong words today, they said today the country is willing to would recollect out its differents with the u., be uh how urs earlier president obama also said that he thought improving relations with iran were a possibility but the u.s. appears to be moving cautiously. joining us live with with the latest, john, how would you describe
powerful nations in the world, iran agrees to new talks over its nuclear program. >> the closer we have gotten to this date, the more irresponsible folks who are opposed to this law have become. >> president obama goes on the defensive against republicans. >>> and international alert for a fugitive with an explosive past. a global hunt for the woman known as the white widow. ♪ >>> well there is progress on two mayor issues macing the united nations. the permanent members of the un security council, reaches a deal on a resolution to get rid of syria's chemical weapon stockpi stockpiles. the european and iran have agreed to hold more talks on iran's nuclear program next month. this follows a meeting between iran's foreign ministers and foreign ministers from six world powers. john talk to us about this agreement on a resolution to rid syria of its chemical weapons. >> well, tony, this has been on off on off on off for the past 24, if not 48, hours. finally they have reached an agreement. and we know this because the british ambassador to the united nations has let everybody know there w
real dialogue between iran and america, if it happens, could change a lot. all the crises connected in different ways. the one about iran's nuclear program is smoldering, but has the potential to be the most dangerous of the mall, which is why they are pursuing a diplomatic opening here at the u.n. this week. but to make it work, of the iranians and the americans are going to have to show much more flexibility than they have in the past. people, not just demonstrators at the u.n. in recent years, a fundamental split in the middle east has been friends of america versus friends of iran. but bridging that gap is the diplomatic link the middle east needs most right now. jeremy bowen, bbc news, new york. >> for the latest from the united nations, laura is there. we will look at what president rouhani said during his address a little bit later on. i want to talk to you about the meeting that didn't happen. why did the iranians decide not to meet president obama? >> perhaps you can see why in a president rouhani's speech. he still needed to take a hard line against america while holding o
the united states and iran had directly communicated since 1979, the time of the revolution. joining me now from washington is mark landler, white house correspondent for the "new york times." thank you, mark, for joining us. >> hi, charlie. >> rose: how did this happen? >> well, charlie, as you know, for the whole week, there's been this interesting diplomatic dance unfolding between the iranians and the americans at the united nations. the white house said early in the week, it was open to a handshake or some sort of an informal meeting. they put feelers out to the iranians. there was a lot of discussion of logistices, and ultimately president rouhani skipped the opportunity and said to several other people, including you, that he needed more time to set it up. there needed to be more groundwork done. well, it turns out that another day later, as he's on his way out of new york, the iranians sent word to the white house that president rouhani would welcome a telephone call. and so today at about 2:30 in the afternoon, president obama, the white house, they placed this call. he is in his c
with two presidents and iran's only jewish member of parliament. we'll start with an exclusive interview with the national security adviser, susan rice, on iran, syria, the middle east and more. >>> then the terror attack in kenya, somalia terror-based group carried it out. i'll talk to that country's president who says al shabaab is not just a threat to somalia or kenya, but the entire world. i will talk to president ghoul of turkey, which is, of course, syria's neighbor. in iran's delegation to the u.n. was the only jewish member of parliament. we tracked him down and i talked to him. but before we get to all that, hew eris my take. hassan rowhani presents himself as a striking contrast to his predecessor. for the past year, the president of iran has held a breakfast meeting with a small group of journalists. in recent years that had become a depressing routine. mahmoud ahmadinejad would saunter in, deny the holocaust and taunt us, his invited guests. rowhani arrived punctually, in flowing clerical robes and spoke intelligently and precisely. the meeting was off the record. i was struc
. discussion about iran's nuclear program in line of the company's new president and possible military strikes on syria. albrightinclude david and colin powell. this is an hour and a half. welcome to this morning's briefing on guarding against a nuclear armed iran, diplomatic risks. -- we are an independent nongovernmental organization dedicated to providing information and policy ideas to most dangerous weapons including nuclear, chemical, biological weapons. we publish the monthly journal "arms control today". it is good to have you here. please turn off your mobile devices so that we are not intrepid before we get going. know, from this issue, for the past decades, iran's nuclear program has been a subject of intense international concern. since the international atomic energy agency a decade ago confirmed that iran secretly built a rate -- uranium enrichment plant. has improved its nuclear capabilities in various ways. , iran and the united states and the other france, uk,, germany, russia and china have fumbled fleeting opportunities to resolve the issue through a negotiated deal. tehran
a remarkable transformation? i'm talking about the welcome that iran's president, hassan rouhani, can expect as he meets with other world leaders at the general assembly in new york in a few hours time. it is expected that his speech will be less controversial than that of his -- than those of his predecessor, mahmoud ahmadinejad. a conservative with a pragmatic political streak come was elected in june promising to me ease iran's fractious a former relations and u.s.-led sanctions. in a sign that diplomacy might be improving, both u.s. president obama and mr. rouhani have acknowledged that they have exchanged letters, and that is private some notes -- prompted some hopes that they will show mutual respect in the u.n. corridors of power. in a recent interview with american tv -- a rarity in itself, of course -- mr. rouhani said that iran would never seek weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons. it appears that he has the backing of the supreme leader ali, nay, who declared last week that he believed in heroic likability as he endorsed a rational foreign -- heroic flexibility a
than 30 years. >> just now i spoke othe phone with president of the islamic republic of iran. the two of us discussed our ongoing efforts to reach an agreement over iran's nuclear program. >> obama said he promised his country would not develop nuclear weapons. he said he now believes the u.s. and iran can reach a comprehensive solution over tehran's nuclear program. the white house spokesperson says the conversation lasted 15 minutes. the last time u.s. and iranian leaders spoke was the year of the hostage crisis in tehran, 1979. meanwhile, an iranian diplomat is getting ready for more talks with the international nuclear watchdog. he spoke with an international atomic energy agency representative for the first time since the president took office last month. and they agreed to meet again next month for a more comprehensive discussion. iran's envoy to the aiea they met with the agency's deputy director general and head of safeguards. >> we had constructive discussions on the different issues and we agreed to meet again on the 28 the of october. >> analysts say the talks next month wi
security adviser susan rice. on iran, syria, the middle east and more. then, the terror attack in kenya. a somalia based terror group carried it out. i'll talk to that country's president who says al shabab is a threat to the entire world. and then to syria. i will talk to one of the most concerned parties, president gul of turkey, which is of course syria's neighbor. and you might have heard that in iran's delegation to the new. was t was the only jewish member of parliament. we'll talk to him. here's my make it. for the past self-years, the president of iran has held a breakfast meeting with a small group of journalists during the u.n. general assembly. in recent years, that event was a depressing routine. mahmoud ahmadinejad dressed in his shabby suit would saunter in, ramble and rant about the dangers of america and deny the holocaust and taunt us, his invited guests. rouhani arrived eloquently attired and he spoke intelligently and precisely on every topic discussed. the meeting was off the record but we were allowed to share some observations. i was struck by rouhani's optimism on
of their nuclear weapons program. that was the message from the white house today hours after iran's president spoke out on an american tv network. later today, the french president said he had accepted an invitation to meet with the iranian president in new york next week. our correspondent reports. >> is iran secretly developing a nuclear warhead? the question hangs heavy over the middle east , not helped by a previous leader, but its new president says the country will never build an atom bomb. he is known as a moderate cleric. tried to lay u.s. suspicion. >> we have never pursued or sought a nuclear bomb, and we are not going to do so. we are solely seeking peaceful nuclear technologies. we have time and again said that under no circumstances would we eke any weapons of mass destruction. >> the u.s. does not trust iran, but tonight, it said it would withder a direct summit conditions. president obama has been so preoccupied with syria and chemical weapons but knows that is ais a chemical -- bigger concern. >> i think they understand that the nuclear issue is a far larger issue for us than
. >> on historic meeting in new york. the u.s. and iran will hold high level talks for the first time in more than 30 years. >> a nuclear iran is at the top of the agenda. >> dramatic new images of the navy yard gunman. the video shows aaron alexis in the moments before he opened fire on his coworkers in washington, killing 12 people. >> monday's deadline on a government shutdown is five days away. that's how much time lawmakers have to keep the government running with a stop gap measure. >> i hope we don't go down to bunch of political rabbit trails that take away from the seriousness of trying to solve our countries fiscal problems at large. >> please don't threaten to shut down the government because you can't get your way. >> playing games is exactly what texas senator ted cruz is accused of doing after his 21 hour tirade against the affordable care act or obama care ended predictably. >> i would ask for my friends on the democratic aisle to listen. >> the hour of noon has arrived. the senate will be in order. >> the senate voted unanimously including cruz to move forward with a stop gab measu
now the world waits to see if they come face to face or even shake hands, president obama and iran's president. about to have lunch. you see pictures. president obama will be there. we don't know yet whether the president of iran, president hassan rowhani will attend. could an historic meeting between these two presidents be in the works? stand by. >>> forensics experts are working to determine the nationalities of the terrorists behind the mall massacre in kenya. they say the deadly hostage crisis is almost over, but a lot of questions remain. we're going live to nairobi. >>> also right now, we are only six days away from a possible government shutdown in the senate. debate is under way to keep the government running but a republican senator is keeping up his fight against obamacare. hello, i'm wolf blitzer. we're reporting live from the united nations. president obama took to the podium this morning to speak about his agenda. hitting most of the highlights from chemical weapons in syria to nuclear weapons potentially in iran and prospect for peace between the israelis and palesti
>> rose: welcome to the program. tonight, a conversation with the new president of iran, hassan rouhani. >> the president said he gives you respect and recognition of iran's right to have mostful nuclear energy. that seems to be an answer to your concerns. >> well, the nuclear issue has turned into an issue of national pride. and a symbol of the perseverance of our the people. and i want to say that the people really have never demanded anything beyond what the law designates. nothing over and above what is rightfully their. therefore the nuclear issue has become a symbol of development of sorts in iran. the modern know-how required to go hand in happened with this technology is a symbol for the iranian people. hand in hand we must move forward to ensure that the international is enforce and once we are abide by that i think everything's settled. >> rose: we talked with manuel barossa. >> because the economic situation seems to improve there's the risk of complacency. there's the risk of some governments say okay, we don't need to go on with reform, that's serious complacency.
and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in iran security and defense doctrine. and contradict our fundamental religious and ethical convictions. our national interests make it imperative that we remove any and all reasonable concerns about iran's peaceful nuclear program. >> at the u.n. this week, the new president of iran said that he was backing a new effort for diplomacy over iran's nuclear program. mr. rouhani won a few months ago. some international observers are now daring to believe that despite 35 years of estrangement and ranking, the new iranian president can usher in an era of day talk between the u.s. and iran. at the u.n. president rouhani said that iran was able to engage and result oriented talks to build mutual confidence. on iran's nuclear program. the new president also noted that iranians had voted for, "a discourse of hope both home and abroad." they did so in june when he was elected. iran says president rouhani would be willing to cooperate on a range of foreign policy issues including syria. question, was new ground broken at the u.n. this week between t
with iran's president? the white house says it has left the door open for a meeting. >>> plus, explosions and gunfire are still being heard at that mall in nairobi. we're live in kenya, where hostages could still be trapped. >> there's nothing that would prepare you. that feeling of, this is it. you're going to die. >> terrifying moments and hours the survivors went through inside that mall. you're going to hear about the attack in their own words. >>> welcome to "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield in for suzanne malveaux. >> and i'm michael holmes. we would like to welcome in our viewers here in america and around the world. >>> efforts to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. >> he spoke in 43 minutes in all at the u.n. general assembly and will direct secretary of state john kerry to pursue an agreement. here is part of what he said. >> in the near term, america's diplomatic efforts will focus on two particular issues, iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons and the arab/israeli conflict. while these issues are not the cause of all the region's problems, they have been a major so
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at saying he's just trying to take the pressure or, because iran is suffering under sanctions. some are saying he's trying to get the western pressure out of the way so quietly, he can get on with his nuclear program. others say this is a real overture and that the west and u.s. should seize this opportunity to build a new future after 34 years since the fall of the shaw of really torturous relations between the u.s. and iran. >> here to discuss the potential for talks between the u.s. and iran is a professor of iranian middle east history and politics. professor, thanks for being with us this morning. >> good morning. >> if the u.s. and iran sit down for talks, what could be the deal breaker? is there anything that could prevent this deal from going through? >> i think both sides are eager to have an agreement. what iran has to provide the u.s. is specific guarantees that its nuclear program is not intended for hill military nuclear bomb. >> how can they guarantee that? >> it would be quite easy, actually. there's already u.n. observers, monitors and all that needs to be continued,
, and the possibility of improving relations with iran. the >> the new president of iran will speak. hassan rouhani has taken a different approach that his predecessor and appears willing to work with the west and indicates iran will not seek nuclear weapons. >> two men in chicago are under arrest accused of the shooting that left 13 wounded, including a 2-year-old boy. >> world leaders are in new york city for the 68th united nations general assembly session. more than 130 heads of state and government will spend the next few days discussing the world's most pressing problems. today president obama and iranian president hassan rouhani will deliver remarks, and there is a possibility that the two leaders will meet, but nothing official so far. it would mark the first meeting between a u.s. and iranian president in more than 30 years. a big week ahead for secretary of state john kerry. on wednesday he's expected to update the status of talks between israel and palestine. thursday he'll attend a meeting on iran's nuclear program. friday we'll monitor speeches from russia and china - who may address the c
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